CNN GO has put Penang at the head of a list of 'Asia's 10 greatest street food cities'."To those in the know, Penang is one of the world's top dining destinations," states freelance writer and street food enthusiast...
This is a little post to keep alive the idea for a museum to create greater appreciation for the culinary heritage of the streets of Penang.More photos from the exhibition in Germany at the Bustler.net site.You might also...
As part of the effort to promote Penang street food against the onslaught of fast-food culture and gentrification, I thought a poll to determine once and for all the signature street food dish of Penang would help to whet...
An unusual two-part tribute to Penang street food by Stanley Yu, who is originally from Hong Kong but now lives in London.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fadelHXJcM4?rel=0&w=470&h=269][youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kb1-C62dvoE?rel=0&w=470&h=269]Notice, he largely avoided the upmarket 'touristy' food courts and found street food at its...
This is blog visitor tunglang's vision of a liveable and commuter-friendly inner-city George Town and how it can be achieved:Trams plying the streets of old-world-charm George Town. Rapid buses serving the main artery roads (not competing with trams along heritage...
Blog visitor Shila Kaur introduces the slow food moment in Penang to us:I think Datuk Anwar (Fazal) has written a beautiful essay on an aspect of Penang’s rich cultural heritage – its foods – street and otherwise –...
Anthony Bourdain, host of Travel Channel's culinary and cultural adventure programmes, recently visited Penang to try out the local street food. This is his verdict. Part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9cpb7KtZug&feature=plcpPart 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJYiogr0icY&feature=plcpPart 3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQLSXprHpAw&feature=plcpThe hot and spicy spots he visited can be...
A Guardian correspondent thinks George Town has "the best street food in Asia", while Granta, a magazine founded in 1889 by students at Cambridge University, regards Penang as "The Island of Hawkers".The Guardian: 10 of the...
Malaysia has five entries in the Top 50, two of which are from Penang. But before we get all puffed up, Singapore has 14 in the listing prepared by the World Street Food Congress 2017 in Manila.Perhaps it...
Tunglang moves from describing authentic street food to talking about authentic forms of worship. From the way he describes it, it's not such a great leap, as we might think.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLLMzr3PFgk&w=470&h=286] Time has changed many things, many perceptions, many...

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